The standing-room-only Trade Forum (Oct. 2-4) at the Vancouver Intl. film festival (Oct. 2-18) has set a precedent. Rather than being a mundane how-to sesh for budding writers, some 15 panels…
Claims against NSB Corp., the former Hemdale Film Corp., continued to mount yesterday as the three Hollywood guilds and Oak Prods. Inc. joined the involuntary bankruptcy petition against the company…
Tired of paying high workers' compensation taxes, more than 70 California-based post-production facilities have united to begin actively lobbying state legislators and the Dept. of Insurance, seeking…
Todd-AO Corp. is getting into the development and production business.
Writers Guild Foundation International Affiliates Awards for Screen and Television Writing will be awarded for the first time next year, with winners selected by Writers Guild of America affiliates…
Hollywood lobbyist Jack Valenti remained silent yesterday in the aftermath of Congress' override of President Bush's cable veto, while broadcasters were gloating over the victory and bureaucrats were…
Despite Congress' vote to regulate the cable industry on Monday, the set-back had little effect on the company stocks.
After months of meetings and public grandstanding, CBS and its affiliate board have come to terms on a compensation plan that will result in a large reduction in the amount CBS had initially sought…
Danelle Black has been promoted to VP, prime time and daytime programs, NBC Entertainment, East Coast, reporting to West Coast-based exec VP of prime time Perry Simon.
Turner Broadcasting System yesterday responded to Congress' override of President Bush's cable bill veto by filing suit to block implementation of the retransmission consent/must-carry provisions of…
A wave of heavy selling hit the stock market yesterday, with the Dow Jones Industrials Average quickly plunging by more than 100 points before bargain-hunters emerged and erased most of the losses.